Burwash news
Burwash news

MUSIC: Tonight, Friday, is music night at the Pavilion in Burwash Common. Local talented singers and musicians will be there to entertain you. These evenings are always great for an evening with friends and family to enjoy the talent locals. The licensed bar will be open. Do go along and help make the atmosphere congenial for these artists.

SPEC: The St Philip’s Engineering club will meet again tomorrow, Saturday, at the Vicarage from 10am to 2pm. This is a new venture that is open to both adults and children who must be accompanied by a responsible adult, who will be expected to see to the safety of their own children at all times. Basic safety precautions include no looses clothing and long hair tied back and please do not wear jewellery. To find out what is being done at each session why not visit them on facebook.com/stphilipburwash.

PANCAKES: Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday, the day for having pancakes and using up items not allowed during lent. There will be a pancake party at the Burwash Rectory from 7pm. Also at this last years Palm crosses will be burned in readiness for the new ones. There is also a pancake party at the Burwash Common Rectory from 3pm to 6pm for the children and their family and at 7.30pm for adults, this too will include burning of last years palm crosses. They would be pleased to see you but do give them a call and let them know you will be there to help with how much pancake batter will be needed.

CRIBBAGE: The second annual cribbage tournament is being held on Sunday at the Bear Motel from 3pm until 7pm. This was great fun last year, the first one they had held, which saw local lad Bobby Lipscombe emerge as the worthy winner. If you would like to take part then give Bobby a call on 01435 882540. Do come along and have a go, it is such great fun and there is a trophy for the winner.

WALK: The next monthly walk for strollers will take place on Wednesday morning, leaving the Bear car park at 9am. These walks are a great way to enjoy the delightful countryside and fresh air in congenial company, walking at a steady pace to suit those who enjoy walking but can’t do a brisk walk these days. Ijon Jenner will be your guide and would be delighted to welcome you to join them. The walks usually last until just before lunch.

MEETING: The Burwash Common and Weald Residents Association will be holding their AGM on Wednesday evening in the Pavilion at 7pm. This meeting is open to all residents of both Burwash Weald and Burwash Common, and you will hear from the committee on things that concern all those form the villages and you can voice your worries about items too. To find out more please call secretary Lindsay Green on 07775 862846.

WHIST: The next monthly whist drive will be held on Thursday evening at 7pm in Burwash Village Hall. These evenings are great fun for players of all abilities. You don’t need a partner just a sense of fun and a knowledge of the game. Entry is £3 and includes 20 hands of cards and light refreshments. Prizes are given to the highest and second highest man and lady and the lowest. A raffle is also held. We are always pleased to welcome new players to join us, you don’t have to live in the Burwash villages. To find out more please call Mary Taylor 01435 882107 or Shirley Viney 882497.

BOWLS: Last week the team played against Ringmer Tortoises in another home fixture of the Wealden league division one. This was a fun noisy evening which saw Ringmer struggle with our slow mats. the results were a 4-0 win to Burwash with 88 shots to Ringmer’s 27. The team will now play Old Heathfield at home on Monday evening and away to Crowhurst on Tuesday.

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